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23rd Buenos Aires International Independent Film Festival (BAFICI)

Buenos Aires, Argentina, March 30 to April 10, 2022

Call for entries

Feature and short films, all genres

Dates TBC : April 2022

The Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente, “BAFICI”, is currently accepting applications for its 2022 edition.

Please note that films must be submitted directly to the festival.

  • Competitive: Yes
  • Entry fees: No
  • Films must be narrative, experimental or documentaries.
  • Features must be a director’s first, second or third feature.
  • Features and shorts must have been completed after January 1, 2021.
  • Entries may be in English, and if selected, a film must have Spanish-subtitles. If there is no version with Spanish subtitles, a copy with embedded English subtitles will be required (unless the film is spoken in English).

“BAFICI” is organized by the Ministry of Culture of the Government of the City of Buenos Aires. The festival programs 400 feature films in various competitive and non-competitive sections including the International Competition, the Human Rights Competition, and the Genre Competition. The festival has its focus on young independent filmmakers, who are innovative and show new directions.

The recent festival editions not only attracted 380 000 spectators, but also many distributors who attended looking for new films. It is a meeting point for the new generation, and workshops and seminars offer contact opportunities.


International Promotion
Telefilm Canada, Montreal
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